Compared to Engadget, TechCruch or CNET, Slashdot is not the fastest news source on the internet. But the reason I still read Slashdot every morning is its community.
Ask Slashdot might be the best thing on Slashdot. I've tried to reproduce this phenomenon on Blognone but haven't achieved that level yet.
Today, there is a thread on Ask Slashdot about Tools & Surprises For a Tech Book Author? . The answers are varied but some really strike my mind: